Director of Assessment
Department: Law School
Status: Full Time
Reports To: Dean of Touro Law Center
The Director of Assessment is responsible for coordinating the Law Center’s academic assessment processes and supports the continuous evaluation and improvement of student learning through consultation with the Law Center Dean, faculty, other administrative deans and directors, the Provost, and Touro College’s Office of Institutional Research and Effectiveness.
- Provides leadership in implementing Touro Law Center’s academic assessment program as a coordinated process that improves student-learning outcomes.
- Directs the planning and implementation of academic assessment goals and objectives.
- Provides direction, leadership, and advice to faculty, academic administrators, and others involved in the design, development, and evaluation of instructional programs, learning, and academic services.
- Responsible for tracking and organizing assessment data.
- Maintains liaison with national, regional, state and local organizations promoting educational evaluation and assessment.
- Assists in building and sustaining a “culture of evidence” documenting student learning, and contributing to excellent teaching and effective learning.
- Supports accreditation efforts in documenting student achievement and continuous program improvement.
- Supports computer-related functions related to assessment and accountability documentation.
- Participates in policy development and implementation.
- Supports academic long-range planning and design relative to institutional effectiveness, assessment, and program development.
- Promotes educational innovation, and the improvement of student learning.
Education, Preparation, and Training
- Master’s Degree or Ph.D. in higher education administration, assessment or educational psychology (or a related area) is preferred.
- Experience in development and application of assessment and evaluation methods in a higher education setting is required, with three years of experience, including strategic planning, student learning outcomes assessment, academic program development, faculty development, and other related experiences.
- Strong data management skills.
- Experience in the development of assessment regimes to measure predetermined outcomes.
- Strong understanding of basic statistical analysis.
- Familiarity with Canvas Learning Management System a plus.
- Significant experience in ABA accreditation requirements and processes is preferred.
- Strong oral and written communication skills required.
- Extensive Use of Computers
- Extensive time sitting and standing
- Able to lift up to 5 lbs.
- Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and Access) and statistical software applications is required.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.